Rahul Bajaj Personal Profile Rahul Bajaj Date of Birth: July 10, 1938 Zodiac Sign: Cancer Place of Birth: Kolkata, India Sex: Male Nationality: Indian Education: Harvard Business School, USA St. Stephen’s College,Delhi Government Law College, Mumbai Cathedral and John Connon School. EXECUTIVE PROFILE* BACKGROUND* Rahul Bajaj serves as an Executive Chairman and Head of Bajaj Group of Companies of Bajaj Auto Ltd. Mr. Bajaj served as Chief Executive Officer of Bajaj Auto Ltd. since 1968.
He served as Managing Director of Bajaj Holdings & Investment Limited until March 31, 2005. He served as Deputy General Manager of Bajaj Tempo Limited. Mr. Bajaj serves as Chairman of the Board of Bajaj Finserv Ltd. , Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company Ltd. , and Bajaj Allianz General Insurance … Co. Ltd. He has been Chairman of Bajaj Auto Finance Ltd since July 26, 1972. He has been Non-Executive Chairman of Bajaj Holdings & Investment Limited since February 20, 2008. Mr. Bajaj served as Non-executive Chairman of Maharashtra Scooters Ltd. , until October 18, 2006.
He served as Chairman and Director of Mukand Ltd. until July 2007 and serves as its Director. He serves as a Member of Executive Board at Indian School of Business. He served as a Member of Governing Board of Indian School of Business. He served as Executive Director of Bajaj Holdings & Investment Limited until February 2008. Mr. Bajaj served as Non-executive Director of Maharashtra Scooters Ltd. , until October 18, 2006. He serves as a Member of International Advisory Committee of NYSE Euronext, Inc. (Formerly New York Stock Exchange, Inc. ). Mr.
Bajaj served as the President of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII – 1979-80/1999-2000). He also served as President of Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) and Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industry And Agriculture (MCCIA) and the Chairman of the Development Council for Automobiles and Allied Industries. He served as Chairman of the Government owned domestic carrier, Indian Airlines from 1986 to 1989. He serves as Co-Chairman of the Board of Commonwealth Business Council. He was elected to the Upper House of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) in June 2006.
President of India nominated Mr. Bajaj as the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay on 12th May, 2003. He served as Chairman of the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum, Geneva and serves as its Member. In 1975, Mr. Bajaj received the “Man of the Year” award from the National Institution of Quality Assurance. He was selected as Business India’s Businessman of the year 1985. In 1988, he was felicitated for his achievements in a public function by the Pune Municipal Corporation.
He received the Bombay Management Association Award for the most distinguished services in the field of management in 1990. He was awarded FIE Foundation, the Rastrabhushan Award in 1996. Lokmanya Tilak Smarak Trust awarded Mr. Bajaj the Lokmanya Tilak Award in 2000. He was awarded the ‘Padma Bhushan’ by the President of India in March 2001. He was awarded the Jeevan Sadhana Gaurav Puraskar by the Pune University for 2002 and he was the first person to be inducted by the ICICI Bank and the leading automotive magazine, Overdrive, in the Indian Automotive Hall of Pride – 2003. Mr.
Bajaj received both Economic Times and Ernst & Young Life Time Achievement Awards in 2004. Degree of Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa) was conferred on Mr. Bajaj by the Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya (formerly Jabalpur University) in March 2005. He was also conferred the degree of Doctor of Arts (Honoris Causa) by IIT Roorkee and the Alumni Achievement Award by the Harvard Business School, both in September 2005. Mr. Bajaj is an Honours Graduate (BA) in Economics from Delhi University, Degree in Law (LLB) from Bombay University and a Business Graduate (MBA) from the Harvard Business School.